Dog Eat Dog


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Dog Eat Dog

Informal; describing brutal competition. For example, dog eat dog competition occurs when two companies repeatedly attempt to undercut each other's prices. Dog eat dog competition is designed to increase the market share of one company at the expense of all others', even if it reduces the company's profit margin in the short and medium term. Dog eat dog competition can make it difficult for a start-up to break in to the same industry. See also: Duopoly.
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Airing Mondays at 9 pm ET/8 pm CT, Dog Eat Dog pits six contestants against each other in a variety of trivia challenges, dares, and stunts where players use their knowledge of each other to emerge as "top dog" and win the $25,000 cash prize.
However it's dog eat dog, and if the chosen contestant triumphs, they are given the opportunity to eliminate the contestant who had the audacity to vote for them.
It's dog eat dog and we go to Crumlin United on Saturday which will be a huge game," said Pherson, inset.
He said: "I'm sure the dog eat dog situation will continue in 1997.
It's going to be dog eat dog this year so it's vital to pick up what you can get.
30pm) Filling the traditional Saturday teatime game show slot vacated by Ulrika's Dog Eat Dog, this series returns with former footy hero Ian Wright hosting.
Chart stars Dog Eat Dog kept TV bosses waiting during a family reunion in a Glasgow pub.
It's dog eat dog in this division but I'm confident that if we keep performing like we did today we'll get the points we need.
Sturrock, whose side are six points ahead of Mark Wotte's side in the relegation battle said: "I do not want to see any club go to the wall but at the end of the day it is dog eat dog in this world.
It's a dog eat dog world, but Bradley's more a cocker spaniel than a pit bull.
In fact, it's a dog eat dog world, where you are only as good as your last gag.
PET insurance is a dog eat dog world where older animals can sometimes be left out in the cold.